"Having" and "Being" across Languages

MET LX 517

Prereq:(METLX250) or consent of instructor. *Languages differ startlingly in how they express the apparently basic concepts of "possession" and "essence". Students explore this variety and its implications, addressing fundamental questions about linguistic relativism, language universals, and the relationship between structure and meaning.

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